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Report: New York City Homeless Shelters Are Missing Opportunities To Keep Families From Breaking Apart

As family homelessness in New York City continues to climb and the City fights to open 90 new shelters, a new report by the Center for New York City Affairs at the New School offers insight into how family shelters are missing opportunities to avert a hidden but common catastrophe of homelessness: families breaking apart.

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Anna Sui, Ai-Jen Poo, And Barbara Hillary Named Honorary Degree Recipients By The New School

Anna Sui, fashion designer; Ai-jen Poo, an activist on behalf of domestic workers and the elderly; and Barbara Hillary, an explorer and cancer survivor, who, at the age of 75, was the first African American woman to reach the North Pole, will receive honorary degrees and address graduates at The New School’s 81st commencement exercises […]

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A Culinary Celebration Of America’s Founding Mothers

Joanna Pruess, Culinary historian and chef, and Kelsey Brow, curator at the King Manor Museum, present A Culinary Celebration of America’s Founding Mothers: Martha, Abigail, and Dolley, a lively dialogue about the legacy of three of America’s First Ladies: Martha Washington, Abigail Adams, and Dolley Madison, and their friends. The event, which is sponsored by […]

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The New School Joins Sundance With A Panel On Experimental Filmmaking and Social Justice

The New School partners with Sundance Film Festival to provide an engaging discussion: how experimental storytelling forms can provoke social inquiry and activism.

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New School Faculty Experts Available For Comment On Inauguration And Trump

Faculty members at The New School, a progressive New York City university with programs in politics, policy, and international affairs, are available for comment on the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump and the incoming Trump administration.

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Bill McKibben Speaks ‘on The Fate Of The Earth’

Environmentalist and author Bill McKibben delivers “On The Fate of the Earth,” the first lecture in The Jonathan Schell Memorial Lecture Series. The series was established to honor the memory of Nation Institute fellow Jonathan Schell and takes its name from his 1982 seminal work on the consequences of nuclear war.

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New School Study For Habitat III: Countries Made Little Or No Progress On Commitment To Address Urban Issues

More than half the countries that signed on to an agreement to address urban problems at Habitat II, the 1996 United Nations conference on human settlements, are not living up to their commitments. That’s according to the Habitat Commitment Project, an exhaustive study by a delegation of students and faculty at The New School in New York […]

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Faculty Experts At The New School Are Available For Comment On U.S. Elections

Faculty experts at The New School, a progressive New York City university with academic programs in politics, policy, economics, international affairs and more, are available for comment on the U.S. elections.

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Race and the Environment in the 21st Century

Panel discussion featuring New School faculty will discuss the 17 principles of Environmental Justice

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Satire Summit 2016 Explores The Role Of Political Humor In Public Life

News Literacy Project, The New School, and WNYC hosts Satire Summit 2016: Beyond Parody, an event featuring prominent journalists and entertainers in an engaging exploration of the growing role political humor plays in calling out hypocrisy, mendacity, and venality in our nation’s public life, and in holding the powerful, including the news media, accountable.

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